[Catalog-sig] [PyPI] Hidden release shown on simple index

Fred Drake fdrake at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 15:15:47 CET 2009

On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 9:09 AM, Andreas Jung <lists at zopyx.com> wrote:
> the simplex index also contains stuff belonging to hidden releases.
> Is this intentional?


Projects that are already using a version still need to be able to
find the releases; this is common for projects that specify exact
versions for deployment purposes.

The simple index is the right place for this; tools like setuptools
and zc.buildout use the simple index for automated operations by

The web UI doesn't show hidden releases, which is fine for interactive users.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.    <fdrake at gmail.com>
"Chaos is the score upon which reality is written." --Henry Miller

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